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Everyone is going crazy over the new Octopus exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and you have a chance to win tickets.  Listen to Barry and Karen all next week at 6:40 a.m.  for your chance to win tickets.


BREAKTHROUGH ‘TENTACLES’ EXHIBIT TRANSPORTS VISITORS TO ASTOUNDING WORLD OF OCTOPUSES, SQUID AND CUTTLEFISHES 
Exhibit features greatest variety ever of rarely seen animals, plus multimedia interactives, tattoos and art tracing 4,000 years of fascination with these many-armed masters of disguise 
 
In summary: 
• Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes opens April 12, 2014. 
• It is the largest most diverse living exhibit ever created to showcase amazing animals that have gripped the human imagination for thousands of years. 
• Over the life of the exhibit, visitors might see any of the two dozen species that willrotate through a dozen living exhibits, from giant Pacific octopus to Hawaiian bobtail squid, the wunderpus and others – including one of the world’s smallest squid and one of the world’s largest cuttlefishes. 
• Tentacles includes multimedia interactive exhibits that dramatize the animals’ ability to change color and shape, and swim with jet propulsion. There will be art pieces highlighting 4,000 years of human fascination: replicas of Minoan pottery and Roman tiles; Victorian-era scientific and literary illustrations; modern-day tattoos; and contemporary mechanical sculptures commissioned exclusively for the exhibition. 
• From time to time there may be displays of never-before-exhibited deep sea squid and octopuses collected in collaboration with the aquarium’s sister organization, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. 
• Tentacles is included with aquarium admission. 
 
 
Octopuses, squid and cuttlefishes have gripped the human imagination for thousands of years. From the kraken to Cthluhu (ku-thoo-loo), the myths surrounding them live in our collective memory. Now the Monterey Bay Aquarium is opening the largest, most diverse living exhibit ever created to showcase these amazing animals. 

“Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes” is the most dynamic special exhibition ever from the aquarium that pioneered award-winning exhibits of jellies and deep-sea animals. It opens on April 12, 2014. 
 
Over the life of the exhibit, visitors to Tentacles might see any of the two dozen species that will rotate through a dozen living exhibits, from giant Pacific octopus to Hawaiian bobtail squid, the Wunderpus and others – including one of the world’s smallest squid and one of the world’s largest cuttlefishes. 

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